Stonewall and The FA launch partnership
Thanks to the @FA for strengthening your commitment to make football LGBT inclusive. Let's make sport everyone's game! https://t.co/0gkY3D7VRl #RainbowLaces #LGBT @StonewallFC pic.twitter.com/I5KGXTzHX7
— Stonewall (@stonewalluk) November 8, 2018
The FA has signed an historic partnership with LGBT charity Stonewell – one of the best known charities in the country, and already a fixture in the world of football for its ‘Rainbow laces campaign’.
The world’s most successful gay football club, Stonewall FC will play Wilberforce Wanderers AFC marking a historic step in English football. Wembley Stadium will host the game, and the club will become the first non-league side to play an official regular season match at Wembley stadium, on the 30th November.
Premier League launches Chinese phone app
— Geoff Wilson (@geoffwnjwilson) November 9, 2018
The Premier League has launched the first ever app exclusively designed for Chinese fans. Considering the fact that the English top flight is extremely popular in the Asian country, this app will enable fans to access the latest news, interviews and links to Chinese broadcasters showing the games live.
Uber partners with the ICC for Women’s World T20 tournament
— Women's CricZone (@WomensCricZone) November 8, 2018
Uber has signed a world-first partnership with the International Cricket Council to support the ICC Women’s World T20. The aim of this deal is to encourage more women to play cricket but also to point out the role of sport in empowering girls and women across society as a whole.
FIFA and the EBU extend partnership
#PublicServiceMedia will be bringing all ‘Other FIFA Events’ free-to-air to audiences across Europe thanks to a new four-year deal between the EBU and @FIFAcom. Read more: https://t.co/adlWTxA6gf #EBUSport pic.twitter.com/i3mRyTwCb4
— EBU (@EBU_HQ) November 8, 2018
FIFA has extended its longstanding collaboration with the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) for four more years. The new deal will cover the broadcasting of 13 FIFA events in 38 territories including the next FIFA Women’s World Cup in France this summer.